Microsoft hobbles app installer to protect Windows users from active attack

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Microsoft disables MSIX ms-appinstaller protocol handler to protect Windows users from malware
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Microsoft disables MSIX ms-appinstaller protocol handler to protect Windows users from malware

Malicious actors were exploiting a bug in the MSIX ms-appinstaller protocol handler to inject malware like Emotet and Trickbot

Microsoft announced last week that it has disabled the MSIX ms-appinstaller protocol handler after discovering that the program was being actively exploited by malicious actors to install unwanted ...

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